Black Curtain Theatre: Collected Stories
By Donald Margulies
A Dangerous Dance with Friendship and Betrayal
January 21 & 22, 2023
In Collected Stories, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, grad student Lisa Morrison is thrilled to be under the tutelage of her literary idol, Ruth Steiner. Over the years, Lisa becomes Ruth’s personal assistant and gradually her friend, as Ruth helps her hone her writing abilities. But as Lisa’s career begins to flourish and Ruth’s begins to fade, can the tenuous relationship between mentor and mentee survive ambition, rivalry, and eventual betrayal? Collected Stories explores the complicated relationship between two independent women as they struggle to define what, if anything, is off-limits in art.